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Updated July 7, 2015

Downtown Milwaukee fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Friday, just north of the War Memorial Center on the lakefront, family festivities beginning at noon, Veterans Park. 800-554-1448 or

Waukesha Fourth of July, 11 a.m. Saturday parade at Clinton Street and Wisconsin Avenue to Frame Park. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Waukesha Expo Center grounds, 1000 Northview Road, open at 7 p.m.

Flower arranging class: No time, no money, no problem!, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Garden District, third floor of the Water Tower, 4001 S. Sixth  St. 414-379-2450.

WWE Smackdown, 7 p.m. Tuesday, BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee. From $15 to $105. or 414-227-0400.  

Walk It Out Fashion and Hair Show, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 10, Astor Hotel Grand Ballroom, 924 E. Juneau Ave.!/ATGwalkitoutfashionhair.

Dragon Boat Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11, Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Free. Free.  

St. John’s Lutheran annual Block Party, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 11, at the church, 68th Street and Forest Home Avenue, Milwaukee.  

 Marcus Luttrell’s Patriot Tour 2015, 7:30 p.m. July 11, Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. $25 to $140; $250 VIP. or 414-286-3663.  

Car Craft Summer Nationals, July 17-19, Wisconsin State Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis.

Milwaukee Firkin Beer Fest, 4 p.m. July 18, Cathedral Square, Kilbourn Avenue and North Jefferson Street, Milwaukee. $48 general admisison. or 414-286-3663.  

Family Fun Fest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 25 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 26, Piala’s Nursery & Garden Shop, S39-W27833 Genesee Road, Town of Waukesha. Free.

JCC Maccabi Games, opening ceremony at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, competition through Aug. 6 throughout Milwaukee area. 414-967-8181, or

Lebowski Fest, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 movie party at Cathedral Square, Kilbourn Avenue and North Jefferson Street, Milwaukee, 8 p.m Aug. 22 bowling party, JB’s on 41 Bowling Center, 4040 S. 27th St., Milwaukee. $25; $30 day of fest. or 414-286-3663.

“Practically Perfect” early 1900s London summer show, through Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. $7 regular admission, discounted rates. 414-257-5611 or

Pieper Porch Winery and Vineyard Wine Tasting and Tours, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. every  Friday through Sunday through Dec. 27, S67-W28435 River Road (Highway I), Town of Mukwonago. 262-349-9092.

American Legion & Auxiliary DJ Martin Unit No. 8, meetings are held second Monday of each month at 7 p.m., Waukesha Elks Club on Springdale Road. 262-542-4545.

Bunco, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Oconomowoc Area Senior Center, 210 S. Main St., Oconomowoc. 262-567-4288.

“Take A Break! Parenting Young Children,” sponsored by People to People, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, The Women’s Center, 505 N. East Ave., Waukesha. 262-547-4600.

Cudahy Historical Society open house, 10 a.m. to noon, last Saturday of the month, Cudahy Railroad Depot, 4647 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Cudahy. Free.

South Shore Speculators Investment Club, 6:15 p.m. first Monday of the month, St. Francis Public Library, 4230 S. Nicholson Ave., St. Francis. 414-483-9653.

Oconomowoc Quilters Guild, 7 p.m. third Thursday of the month, Lord of Life Church, N60-W35980 Lake Drive.  

Free lectures, 10:30 a.m. every Sunday, Marian Center for Nonprofits, 3211 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis. 414-327-7849 or  

International Clown Hall of Fame, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment year-round, Tommy Thompson Youth Building, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-290-0105.    

“Grieving the Death of a Partner,” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Luke’s Medical Center, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Preregister by calling 414-328-6280.  

Pettit National Ice Center, public ice skating, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays, 500 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-266-0100.  

Senior ice skating, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and family skate night, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Pettit National Ice Center, 500 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-266-0100.

Friends of the Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 820 E. Main St., Eagle. 262-594-2800.

Photographers Anonymous, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, Riveredge Nature Center, 4458 W. Hawthorne Drive, Newburg. 262-375-2715.

Greater Milwaukee Rose Society, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. 414-774-5567 or 414-425-7039.  




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